Laboratory Safety/Group Responsibilities

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  1. If clothing catches fire or if a hazardous chemical is spilled on skin or in eyes, assist the exposed person to the shower/eyewash and rinse the areas of contact with copious amounts of water for 15 minutes or until assistance arrives. remove contaminated clothing. Call 911 or send an uninjured person to notify the Lab Staff to ensure injuries receive proper treatment.
  2. Keep the floors clean to prevent someone from tripping
  3. Kindly enlighten your neighbors if they are doing something dangerous such as using volatile liquids out of the fume hood, or not wearing their appropriate safety equipments.

Kennedy, Shelia, and John Palmer. Chemistry Lab Safety Manual. UCSD, 2010. eBook.